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CFUW Member Publications

  
Invisible Immigrants : The English in Canada Since 1945

Part of the Studies in Immigration and Culture series published by the University of Manitoba Press, the book documents the experiences of English-born immigrants who came to Canada between the 1940s and 1970s. 

Barber, Marilyn and Murray Watson. Invisible Immigrants : The English in Canada Since 1945. University of Manitoba Press, March 2015, more.  

See a brief notice on page 2 of the May 2016 issue of Capital Carillon, the CFUW-Ottawa newsletter. See also Carleton University's publication notice with archival photos by clicking here.


Be a “Nice” Girl! : A Woman's Journey in the 20th Century

When Ruth asked the head of a major bank why qualified women weren’t being appointed to its board of directors, she was told to “be a nice girl…”  The lines were drawn...

Bell, Ruth M. Be a "Nice" Girl! : A Woman's Journey in the 20th Century. Andrea McCormick Communications, 2004, more.  

To purchase a copy of the book, contact CFUW-Ottawa member Marion Cameron.

 

 Value Our Past...

Towards Equality for Women : A Chronology of Change and Achievements 1640-2010

An eight poster display about the history of the Women’s Movement in Canada developed as a Club Centenary Project and for the 2010 CFUW AGM by Marilyn Letts and the CFUW Local Arrangements Program Committee. Each poster covers a period of history and is organized in five areas: Associations, Suffrage/Rights/Role in Society, Education, Literature/Art/Media and Sports.

CFUW AGM 2010 Local Arrangements Program Committee.  Value Our Past... Towards Equality for Women : A Chronology of Change and Achievements / compiled by Marilyn Letts and the Committee. Colour By Design, July 2010, more

 

Perseverance, Pranks and Pride – Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse

Joy Forbes, CFUW/Kanata, has written a history of the one-room school houses of the Ottawa Valley and the crucial role they played in the community.

Forbes, Joy. Perseverance, Pranks and Pride - Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse. Joyful Creations, 2010more

 

From Monica With Love : Sketches of the Life of an English Quebecer in the Early 20th Century  

Dorothy Horwood, one of our longtime active members, has written a memoir of her mother, Monica Philbrick Flannery (1898-1996), based on Monica’s letters, notes and conversations with Dorothy. 

Horwood, Dorothy M.  From Monica With Love : Sketches of the Life of an English Quebecer in the Early 20th Century.  Baico Publishing, 2013, more

See the article about this book on page 8 of the May 2013 issue of Capital Carillon, the CFUW-Ottawa newsletter.

  

The Amber Coast : A Latvian Family’s Journey

The Amber Coast is the story of one family’s flight from war-torn Latvia, its struggle to survive, and then, to gather strength and begin again in a new country--first in Sweden and then in Canada.

Zandstra, Ilse. The Amber Coast : A Latvian Family's Journey. Llumina Press, 2010,  more

                           

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